• Publications
  • Influence
Self-perception: An alternative interpretation of cognitive dissonance phenomena.
  • D. Bem
  • Psychology
    Psychological review
  • 1 May 1967
A theory of self-percepti on is proposed to provide an alternative interpretation for several of the major phenomena embraced by Festinger's theory of cognitive dissonance and to explicate some of
Feeling the future: experimental evidence for anomalous retroactive influences on cognition and affect.
  • D. Bem
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 28 February 2011
TLDR
9 experiments are reported, involving more than 1,000 participants, that test for retroactive influence by "time-reversing" well-established psychological effects so that the individual's responses are obtained before the putatively causal stimulus events occur.
ON PREDICTING SOME OF THE PEOPLE SOME OF THE TIME: THE SEARCH FOR CROSS-SITUATIONAL CONSISTENCIES IN BEHAVIOR
The historically recurring controversy over the existence of cross-situational consistencies in behavior is sustained by the discrepancy between our intuitions, which affirm their existence, and the
Does psi exist? Replicable evidence for an anomalous process of information transfer.
Most academic psychologists do not yet accept the existence of psi, anomalous processes of information or energy transfer (such as telepathy or other forms of extrasensory perception) that are
Moving Against the World: Life-Course Patterns of Explosive Children
Do ill-tempered children become ill-tempered adults? What are the life-course consequences of such an explosive interactional style? What processes can account for the persistence of maladaptive
Beliefs Attitudes and Human Affairs
  • D. Bem
  • Political Science
  • 1 June 1970
Moving away from the World: Life-Course Patterns of Shy Children.
Le depouillement de donnees d'archives renseigne sur les sequelles a long terme, sur le plan des caracteristiques de l'insertion professionnelle et affective, de la timidite durant l'enfance
Exotic becomes erotic: A developmental theory of sexual orientation.
A developmental theory of erotic/romantic attraction is presented that provides the same basic account for opposite-sex and same-sex desire in both men and women. It proposes that biological
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